I know it's not the greatest shot, but it's the only one I could find and since it's in the process of being painted and then siding added, right now, if I took one, you wouldn't see much of anything except scaffolding.
It's four full floors, though it started out a little smaller when it was first built. Thee was a fire during the original 1860s construction, but instead of tearing down the "burned part" (it was really only scorched a bit) the original owners (a local coal baron) decided to just make it bigger to "cover up" the bad part. If you're in the attic, which is a full, walk-up attic with regular stairs, you can see the scorched section and original roof that was simply covered over.
The stone wall at the bottom of the photo actually goes down six feet into the ground. Since the house sits on a hill, the original builders didn't want it to shift so they used the stone retaining wall to prevent that and went down three feet. Later, the state decided to raise the road level (really a narrow carriage path) and buried the final three feet to the level it sits at today.
There are a lot of things not visible in the photo - including the cabana and what we call "the sidewalk to nowhere" which at one time really did go somewhere, but this will give you a general idea.
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